Economy

Rishi Sunak ‘did not take a holiday as chancellor’ as PM accused of going awol during economic crisis

Rishi Sunak ‘did not take a holiday as chancellor’ as PM accused of going awol during economic crisis

Rishi Sunak did not take a holiday in the entire two years he was chancellor sources in his leadership campaign have said, as Boris Johnson and Nadhim Zahawi face accusations of going awol during an economic crisis. The claim will increase pressure on the prime minister and the chancellor who were on holiday and away …

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Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy seeks £1bn taxpayer support to seal deal for stricken Bulb | Business News

Octopus Energy has asked the government for a £1bn taxpayer funding package to seal a takeover of Bulb, its stricken rival. Sky News has learnt that privately owned Octopus is nearing a deal with ministers to acquire its smaller competitor, which collapsed late last year. City sources said this weekend that a deal would involve …

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British satellite programme 'at risk' from sale of UK tech giant

British satellite programme ‘at risk’ from sale of UK tech giant

The future of Britain’s taxpayer-backed satellite programme has been thrown into doubt by the Chinese-backed takeover of the UK’s biggest microchip plant, MPs have been warned. Solar cell maker MicroLink Devices said the sale of Newport Wafer Fab to Nexperia had scuppered plans for mass manufacturing of its satellite components in Britain. It said the …

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Il existe un moyen simple d’unir tout le monde derrière la justice climatique – et c’est en notre pouvoir | Georges Monbiot

jeIl s’est avéré trop facile d’empêcher les gens de s’unir autour des questions cruciales de notre temps. Ceux qui exigent de meilleurs salaires et conditions pour les travailleurs et la justice pour les pauvres ont été dressés par des démagogues et des lobbyistes d’entreprises contre ceux qui exigent une planète habitable. Pendant des années, nous …

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